World Trade Center Savannah currently offers internships in the following departments:

Trade Services

Assist in gathering timely research as needed by the Trade Services team including market research for client companies, international market and market trends. Complete extensive research on specific countries and produce county profiles. Create and/or update protocol sheets, assist with target country research and assist with the company database. Assist with research for inbound delegations and outbound trade missions, international companies, regions, industry statistics and companies exploring international markets. Attend WTCSav programs and events as appropriate and assist as needed in all sectors of the organization.

Requirements: Applicant must have research experience, exceptional writing skills, ability to pay close attention to detail, a strong ability to focus and work independently, and an interest in learning about international commerce. Applicant must be fluent in English (another language is a plus) and interested in developing business skills necessary to work in a professional environment.

Programs and Events

Assist with all aspects of coordination for WTCSav Global Education Programs and inbound international delegations, including but not limited to – management and improvement of contact databases; marketing and social networking; staffing of events; management of website and other online company platforms; administrative organization. Assist with the management and marketing of of WTCSav Internship Program including current interns, alumni, recruitment and orientations. Assist staff on special projects as needed.

Requirements: Applicant must have a strong ability to work independently and as a part of a team, English fluency (additional languages a plus), exceptional written and verbal skills, an interest in learning about the production of professional programs and events and an interest in developing business skills necessary to work in a professional environment.

Economic Research

Conduct research for sales projects, marketing materials, regional benchmarking, and the website. Manage, update, and manipulate databases. Assist in grant writing, and identifying relevant grant opportunities. Participate in the Cost of Living Survey through C2ER. Analyze and interpret economic and fiscal impact results. Research and generate new ideas to increase organizational efficiencies.

Requirements: Applicant must show exceptional attention to detail, have problem solving skills, time management skils,  and have an ability and willingness to learn new computer and software skills. A familiarity with relevant databases, experience in excel, and excellent organization skills is preferred. Applicant must be fluent in English and interested in developing business skills necessary to work in a professional environment.

Finance

Assist with month-end close documents. Review and/or create profit and loss statements. Account for daily cash and credit card receipts. Generate accounts receivable invoices and maintain customer invoice files. Sort and match accounts payable checks, supplier invoices, packing lists and/or check requests and staff expense reports. Assist with grant writing, human resources, and Board of Directors Meetings. Assist with other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Understanding of (or major in) finance, accounting, or related fields. Knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Film

Become familiar with the entertainment industry’s inner workings and terminology. Get to know the various needs and protocols any production must follow at the municipal level. Gain an understanding of the way our growing entertainment industry fuels the regional economy. Duties include front desk and administrative tasks, data entry, handling marketing materials. Maintain inventories of swag and expendables. Update database records including media about films in our area, contacts and production records. Put together welcome package materials for productions and marketing events. Answer film student requests. Assist with the design of social media assets, presentations and reports. Assist with other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Applicant must have a great attitude to tackle each given task with attention to detail and enthusiasm. Necessary computer skills include: Excel, Word, Power Point, Microsoft office tools, Google Apps. Any experience with WordPress, Photoshop, In Design and graphic design concepts is a plus.